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By Thomas Larsson

The large booklet of wood Boat Restoration is the proper advent or reference advisor for wood boat fans either skilled and new. writer Thomas Larsson, certainly one of Sweden's such a lot skilled and prime wood boat restorers, has amassed his thorough wisdom of the topic for the reader and positioned it during this ebook with informative proof and an intensive thesaurus, available to new hobbyists and longtime boat enthusiasts alike.

This publication comprises chapters on boat care, together with wintry weather upkeep, racing, completing, and stripping. additionally, you will locate present info on boat development, gluing, and instruments. the main large a part of this publication comprises chapters that describe the distinctive fresh fix of wood boats—everything from plug-accession and bonding to altering socks and backside engine deploy.

Larsson features a historical past of boat construction and gives a pleasant glimpse of other wood boats with over 2 hundred sketches and pictures in either colour and black-and-white. He explains how staying on best of upkeep retains a special fleet of wood boats alive. With sensible directions and fact-boxes with recommendation and assistance, this ebook will educate you all approximately upkeep: floor remedy, scraping the hull, equipping the boat within the spring, and searching after it within the iciness, in addition to pointers on purchasing a ship, fitting an engine, and extra.

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